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TOP STORIES:

WEEPING VIRGIN MARY

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Is it natural or supernatural? Divine or demonic? These are the questions the Las Cruces Catholic Diocese is hoping to answer at the conclusion of its investigation into a statue of the Virgin Mary that appears to shedding tears at a Hobbs church. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos.

AIR FORCE DESERTER-CAPTURED

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Kirtland Air Force Base high-ranking officer with top security clearance who disappeared 35 years ago has been found in California. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words.

ALSO:

—COLORADO WILDFIRES: A wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado is forcing more people from their homes.

SPORTS:

BBN--DIAMONDBACKS-ROCKIES

DENVER — Right-hander Zack Godley (5-5, 5.12) is on the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks as they go for their eighth straight win at Coors Field. The reeling Colorado Rockies counter with left-hander Kyle Freeland (6-5, 3.48) as they try to avoid the three-game sweep. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 3:10 p.m. EDT.

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